Boston Area SharePoint Users Group – June 9th 2010 Meeting Update


Unfortunately, Craig Pilkenton was called out of town for a long term client engagement, and will be unable to present at our June 9th meeting on PowerShell. In an effort to keep our meeting at the administration level – we will be welcoming in Ryan Sockalosky, a SharePoint Technology Specialist from Microsoft to present "SharePoint 2010 Service Applications – A New Shared Services Architecture".

Session Abstract
SharePoint 2010 introduces a new services architecture that represent a major change in architecture and design considerations as well as enhanced capabilities scalability, and extensibility over the Shared Service Provider (SSP) of MOSS 2007. This session will provide an overview of the services architecture, the services shipped with the product, how to manage and administer the services, topology considerations as well as considerations for extending service applications.

About Ryan
Ryan Sockalosky works at Microsoft as a SharePoint Technology Specialist. He works with customers to explore how the SharePoint platform can be used to achieve  business and technology needs. Prior to joining Microsoft, Ryan worked as a consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers for over 10 years building repeatable client solutions on the Microsoft platform in areas such as finance, tax, cost reduction, M&A and mutual fund accounting across multiple industries. His role included national leadership for SharePoint strategy planning, system architecture, and solution design.

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About Geoff Varosky
Geoff Varosky is a Senior Architect for Insight, based out of Watertown, MA. He has been architecting and developing web based applications his entire career, and has been working with SharePoint for the past 15 years. Geoff is an active member of the SharePoint community, Co-Founder and Co-Organizer of the Boston Area SharePoint Users Group, co-founder for the Boston Office 365 Users Group, co-organizer for SharePoint Saturday Boston and speaks regularly at SharePoint events and user groups.

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